Buccaneers.com – Derrick Brooks
He was the Buccaneers Defensive Iron Horse
The NFL had announced retirements of young-gifted defensive players. Just like the saying goes, “they don’t make like they used to.” With respect to their decisions, the quote does come to fruition as we look into Derrick Brooks’ playing career. Since entering the NFL draft in 1995, Brooks played every game in his NFL career. You would figure an injury would have held him from performing, however, Brooks started every game except for 3 games in his rookie season.